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Chichibu Fudasho #10 Daiji-Ji Temple – Yokoze, Saitama

Nioh-mon deva gate TypeSoto-shu Sect Zen Temple Foundation1490 (Second year of the Entoku era) AddressYokoze 5151, Yokoze town, Saitama Prefecture DescriptionThis temple was found in 1490 by Sakuho Zen Priest. Hondo main building

Hondo Daiji-Ji Temple

Chichibu Fudasho #9 Akechi-Dera – Yokoze, Saitama

TypeNanzenji School of Rinzai-shu Sect Temple Foundation1191 (Second year of the Kenkyu era) AddressYokoze 2157, Yokoze town, Saitama Prefecture DescriptionIt is said that Akechi Zen Priest built this temple in 1191. The Kannon-do building was grand one as same as the Gokadou’s, though, it was burned to the ground in 1883. The current Kannon-do was …

Chichibu Akechi-Dera

Chichibu Fudasho #8 Saizen-Ji Temple – Yokoze, Saitama

Temple gate TypeNanzenji School of Rinzai-shu Sect Temple FoundationAt the middle part of the Moromachi period (1336-1573) AddressYokoze 598, Yokoze town, Saitama Prefecture DescriptionRecords show that this temple caught fire in 1810 and 1824. Though, the existing Hondo main building was rebuilt in 1824. There is a huge Kaede maple tree in this site which …

Hondo - Saizen-Ji

Chichibu Fudasho #7 Hocho-Ji Temple – Yokoze, Saitama

TypeSoto-shu Sect Zen Temple Foundationbefore 1606 AddressYokoze 1501, Yokoze town, Saitama Prefecture DescriptionThe Hocho-Ji was found by Ryodo Kansei who was a Buddhist priest and deceased in 1606 (11th year of the Keicho era). So, this temple was found before 1606. The dimensions of the Hondo main building are 24.4m x 18m, it is the …

Hondo Hocho-Ji Temple

Chichibu Fudasho #5 Gokadou – Yokoze, Saitama

Nioh-mon (Deva gate) TypeNanzen-Ji School of Rinzai-shu Sect Temple Foundation? AddressYokoze 6119, Yokoze town, Saitama Prefecture DescriptionThis temple was built by Honma Magohachi to enshrine the Kannon principal image which is said to be made by Buddhist Bishop Jikaku. Hondo Main building

Gokadou Main Building

Chichibu Fudasho #6 Bokuun-Ji Temple – Yokoze, Saitama

Hondo Main building TypeSoto-shu Sect Zen Temple Foundation1638 (15th year of the Kanei era) AddressYokoze 1430, Yokoze town, Saitama Prefecture DescriptionLegend has it that the principal image of Buddha (Honzon) of this temple used to be seating for a long time at the Zao-Gongen Shrine located at the top of the Buko-san Mountain. However, the …

Bokuun-Ji Temple